What Changes with a Move from a Church of 50 to a Church of 150

Episode #782
January 3, 2023
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All churches have leadership challenges, regardless of size. Small churches are not easier to lead than large churches. Large churches are not easier to grow than small churches. But they are different. When pastors move from one size of church to another, they have to adapt. 

  • Formalities and structure increase
  • Leadership approaches shift from one-on-one conversations to group settings
  • There are fewer family-run churches of 150 people
  • Micromanagement will kill you
  • Diplomacy becomes more of a need


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